Empire vs. Kingdom: Why Dr. Larycia Hawkins is Turning the Other Cheek

Wheaton College’s Challenge for 2016 Wheaton College’s provost, Stanton L. Jones, is under a lot of pressure right now due to the recent debacle his College has found themselves in, Continue Reading →

Church and Policing Part 3: The Alternative Ecclesiology of Policing

This is the final post in a series on “church” vs. “policing” as different ways of organizing the world. Part 1 discussed how the church can understand itself as God’s covenantal people, Continue Reading →

Denying Denial (Week 2 #ReclaimHolyWeek #BlackLivesMatter)

The second week of Lent begins today.1 It is this week that Christians are encouraged to practice some form of self-denial (Lk 9:23). Denying oneself has nothing to do with Continue Reading →

Ashes (Week 1 #ReclaimHolyWeek #BlackLivesMatter)

For those in the Christian tradition, today marks the beginning of Lent. For the next 7 weeks, Restoring Pangea will be offering weekly reflections during the Lenten season as a resource Continue Reading →

The Suffering of the World and the Pathos of YHWH (Conclusion)

It is precisely at this juncture that the canopy must open wide to incorporate a more inclusive view of God’s pathos towards all of humanity. However, this goal can only Continue Reading →

So That No One Would Laugh at the Church Pt. 3

Slavery, Lynching and Memphis Terrorizing the “other” for the sake of “peace” has played a large role in the formation of the United States. Since its beginnings, the U.S. has forced Continue Reading →